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Summer Holiday Activities for Kids 2023

We’ve got loads of activities and events for kids happening every day this summer holiday at the Food Museum, located in the heart of Suffolk. From baking, to meeting our animals, to exploring our large rural site, there’s something for all ages and interests to enjoy.


To find out more about opening times and admissions, click here.


A young boy interacting with a goat, with two adults.

Animal Feeding

Sundays, 3pm

Say hello to our animals, including horses, sheep, pigs, cows and more. Have a go at being a farmer and feeding the animals yourself!

Included in admission


A young girl being helped by an adult to put a pizza into a bread oven.

Wood-Fired Pizza Workshops

Thursdays and Saturdays in the Summer Holidays, 11.30am – 1.30pm

Make your own delicious flatbread pizzas from scratch and see them being baked in our wood-fired pizza oven before tucking into them at lunch!

Book tickets here


A person stroking a horse.

Meet our Horses
Daily, 11.00am

Get up close to our beautiful Suffolk Punch horses Zippo and Faith and learn about their importance to farming.

Included in admission.


Two young girls playing musical instruments.

Footprints Theatre Company Summer Theatre School

Monday 14 – Saturday 19 August, 10.00am-3.00pm

Work with professional actors and directors to explore local heritage, the Museum’s collection and your own stories. Take part in a series of drama workshops and create a unique production to perform at the end of the week!

Free, book tickets here


Have-a-go Farming

Daily, 11:30am

Try your hand at being a farmer and trying a range of farming practices and techniques, out and about on our large site.

Included in admission


Scout Badge Trail


Discover the Scouts’ link to food and farming as you search for their badges around our site – from gardener to dairyman! Visit the Scouts exhibition to find out more about the story of Scouts, food and farming.

Included in admission


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